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Blackfish

Author: Gabriela CowperthwaiteManuel V OteyzaEli DespresJonathan IngallsChristopher ToweyAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A discussion on the keeping of intelligent creatures in captivity. Employs the story of Tilikum, the notorious performing whale who, unlike orcas in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity.
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Genre/Form: Animal films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriela Cowperthwaite; Manuel V Oteyza; Eli Despres; Jonathan Ingalls; Christopher Towey; Jeff Beal; Magnolia Pictures (Firm),; CNN Films (Firm),; Our Turn Productions (Firm),; Manny O Productions (Firm),; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 858949570
Language Note: English, with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally produced in 2013.
Special features: note from the director Gabriela Cowperthwaite; Kanduke; "Death by mosquito" in marine parks; Orca teeth show the stress of orcas in captivity; Recollections of a former SeaWorld trainer; The truth about wild whales; Alternatives to captivity; director and producer commentary, trailer, previews of other films.
Credits: Directors of photography, Jonathan Ingalls, Christopher Towey ; music, Jeff Beal ; editor, Eli Despres.
Target Audience: PG-13: for mature thematic elements, including disturbing and violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Blackfish --
Tilikum --
Victoria B.C. --
Social intelligence --
A new home --
The party line --
Why would they lie? --
Accident history --
Public relations --
Shamu's true potential --
Reality of captivity --
End credits.
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures ; CNN Films ; Our Turn Productions presents a film by Gabriela Cowperthwaite ; produced by Manny O Productions ; directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite ; produced by Manuel V. Oteyza ; written by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Eli Despres.

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A discussion on the keeping of intelligent creatures in captivity. Employs the story of Tilikum, the notorious performing whale who, unlike orcas in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity.

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